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Have blockage in artery. Stents were placed. Is it safe to use a hot tub at home?

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I had a heart XXXXXXX this week and to the surprise of the cardiologist there were two blockages in the same artery. One @ 95 percent and one @ 80 percent. Two stents were put in the 95percent and one in the 80 percent. I have hot tub at home. Is it ok to use it? XXXXXXX Email: YYYY@YYYY . Thx
Posted Sat, 23 Feb 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Samik Basu 2 hours later
Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
I can understand your concern.
I hope you are feeling better after the stents were put in.
It's absolutely fine to use a hot tub at home.
Take rest and a lot of nutritious diet.
Maintain a healthy life and avoid alcohol and cigarettes.
Exercise daily after consulting your cardiologist.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing you a speedy recovery.Have a nice day.
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